05/16/2014 - 10:44am

Jelly Belly Candy Co. is giving consumers a mix of whimsical fantasy and iconic sci-fi with its latest additions, which includes two of Hollywood's biggest blockbuster films — "Star Wars" and "Frozen."

05/15/2014 - 1:04pm

A new survey from the Organic Trade Association reveals that Americans are hungry for more organic products, with sales of such products in the United States leaping to $35.1 billion in 2013, which represents a 11.5% increase from the previous year.

05/15/2014 - 12:54pm

Assortment packs and minis are two hot candy trends, and Wrigley has tapped both for the new flavor in its successful Starburst Minis line.

05/15/2014 - 12:54pm

Mars Chocolate North America is launching a number of treats for Halloween 2014. The Halloween chocolate category exceeded $1 billion in sales for the first time in 2013, with an increase of 6.4% over the previous year, according to Mars.

05/15/2014 - 12:54pm

Retailers have been sweet on the chocolate category, but non-chocolate sales also have been strong. The National Confectioners Association forecasts that while chocolate sales were ahead 4% last year, with $4 billion growth over the next five years, a number of non-chocolate candy segments also had a boost.

05/15/2014 - 12:53pm

South Beach Diet recently unveiled a new addition to its family of nutritious and convenient snacks — the South Beach Diet 100 Calorie Smoothie in chocolate truffle flavor.

05/13/2014 - 1:36pm

Nielsen last week named the U.S. Breakthrough Innovation Winners for 2014, recognizing products introduced in 2012 that have "met the standards for distinctiveness, relevance and endurance."

05/13/2014 - 12:02pm

Annie's, a natural and organic food company, announced a variety of kits, which combine popular snack and meal items in a shelf-stable unit.

05/08/2014 - 11:24am

Breyers announced that it will begin offering 36 gluten-free varieties. The varieties will feature a "gluten-free" claim, in line with the Food and Drug Administration's rule on gluten-free labeling.